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16 ski resorts worth hundreds of millions, including Utah's Brighton, could be sold

A real estate investment trust that's considering getting out of the snow business could sell more than dozen ski resorts from Maine to California that are worth hundreds of millions of dollars. Read more »

Published March 14, 2015

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Businesses upbeat on Egypt's chances at investment meeting

Corporate leaders offered upbeat assessments Saturday of Egypt's economic prospects and confidence in the government's ongoing efforts to streamline the country for business after four years of... Read more »

Published March 14, 2015

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Egypt gets $12 billion-plus in Gulf-state investment promises

Egypt secured billions of dollars in investment commitments, with Gulf Arab investors playing a key role on the second day of a conference billed by the government as a milestone in efforts to... Read more »

Published March 14, 2015

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Germany's Siemens pledges $10.5B in Egypt power projects

German industrial giant Siemens agreed to invest $10.5 billion ($10 billion euros) in Egypt on Saturday, with projects to build power plants that will boost the country's electricity generation... Read more »

Published March 14, 2015

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Cool reception for new sign-up window under health care law

Several million people hit with new federal fines for going without health insurance will get a second chance to sign up starting Sunday, and that could ease the sting of rising penalties for being... Read more »

Published March 14, 2015

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Andorra: CEO of bank accused of money laundering is arrested

Police say they have arrested the chief executive officer of a bank in the tiny country of Andorra on suspicion of money laundering following U.S. allegations that funds were laundered for groups... Read more »

Published March 14, 2015

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Say what? Social Security data says 6.5M in US reach age 112

Americans are getting older, but not this old: Social Security records show that 6.5 million people in the U.S. have reached the ripe old age of 112. Read more »

Published March 14, 2015

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Autonomous car prepares for 3,500-mile US road trip

Call it a preview of the cross-country road trip of the future. Read more »

Published March 13, 2015

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Obama's solution to seizing of US knives, high border costs

Hardware Sales Inc. of Bellingham, Washington, does about 25 percent of its online business outside the United States. But going global can be frustrating. Overzealous Australian customs inspectors... Read more »

Published March 13, 2015

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Suez Canal head says zone development can bring in billions

The head of Egypt's Suez Canal Authority said Friday the government will offer investors 18 projects worth around $40 billion to create a new industrial and logistical zone along the strategic... Read more »

Published March 13, 2015

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At odds with Google, US seeks new rule on computer access

The Justice Department is at odds with Google and privacy groups over the government's push to make it easier to locate and hack into computers in criminal investigations, a simmering conflict with... Read more »

Published March 13, 2015

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US wholesale prices down for fourth straight month

Wholesale prices fell for a fourth straight month in February as a decline in food prices offset an increase in gasoline prices. Read more »

Published March 13, 2015

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3 Gulf nations pledge billions to Egypt at conference

Egypt's Gulf Arab allies promised it $12 billion in new investment and aid on Friday, as President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi opened an international conference to promote an ambitious recovery plan for... Read more »

Published March 13, 2015

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Toyota signs on as global Olympic sponsor in long-term deal

Toyota Motor Corp. signed on as a worldwide Olympic sponsor Friday in a landmark deal reportedly worth nearly $1 billion, becoming the first car company to join the IOC's top-tier marketing program. Read more »

Published March 13, 2015

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How short-term viral hits can transform a small business

Fifteen minutes of Internet fame can create long-term riches for a small business. Read more »

Published March 12, 2015

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Facebook fraud fugitive on lam with family, dog

A man accused of faking an ownership stake in Facebook to justify a multi-billion-dollar lawsuit against its founder Mark Zuckerberg has vanished. Read more »

Published March 12, 2015

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The yogurt files: French dairy bosses caught colluding

Frantic text messages between French CEOs about cottage cheese prices. Clandestine smoke breaks in a Left Bank apartment to collude on yogurt strategy. Read more »

Published March 12, 2015

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US budget deficit totals $192.3 billion in February

The federal government ran a slightly smaller deficit in February than a year ago but the imbalance through the first five months of the budget year is still running ahead of last year. Read more »

Published March 12, 2015

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NASA set to launch 4 spacecraft to solve magnetic mystery

NASA is sending four identical spacecraft on a billion-dollar mission to study the explosive give-and-take of the Earth and sun's magnetic fields. Read more »

Published March 12, 2015

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Plan to allow driverless cars clears Idaho Senate by 1 vote

Driverless cars are one step closer to joining Idaho citizens on the roads. Read more »

Published March 12, 2015

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US retail sales fall for 3rd month as auto purchases drop

U.S. retail sales fell in February, as auto purchases dropped by the most in more than a year and Americans spent less at restaurants and home improvement stores. Read more »

Published March 12, 2015

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Controversy over email pushes issue of trust to forefront for Clinton

The controversy over Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email account while secretary of state has accelerated an inevitability about her presidential candidacy — a spotlight on whether... Read more »

Published March 11, 2015

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Russian auto market collapsing, but luxury cars still a must

Russia's auto market is in freefall. As financial turmoil in the country makes cars more expensive by the day, demand for many brands has almost evaporated. Read more »

Published March 11, 2015

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Democrats stand by Clinton, but with some reservations

Democrats closed ranks around Hillary Rodham Clinton on Wednesday after her public explanation of her email practices — yet party officials in important election states appeared resigned to... Read more »

Published March 11, 2015

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Apple reopens iTunes, App stores after lengthy outage

Apple has restored service to its widely used iTunes and app stores after a rare breakdown Wednesday. Read more »

Published March 11, 2015

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